Dragnet: The Big War
Season 7, Episode 28 (April 10, 1958)
Run time 25 minutes 54 secondsAudio/Visual sound, color
Lt. Friday and Sgt. Smith try to stop a gang war and warn the mother of one of the gang leaders of trouble ahead, but she ignores the warning.
The Mother is played by none other than Natalie Masters who played old time radio detective Candy Matson in the 1949-51 series of the same name.
September 10, 2011
The Big War (Dragnet)
Season 7, episode 28.
Original air date: 10 April 1958.
Friday and Smith attempt to get ahold of the leaders of several street gangs in order to stop an approaching gang war.
Cast: Jack Webb (Sgt. Joe Friday), Ben Alexander (Officer Frank Smith), Natalie Masters (Edith Barson), Dee Pollock (Robert Barson), Morgan Jones (Sgt. Dan Gardner), Gretchen Kane (Clarice Porter), Ralph Reed (Warren B. Stoll), Art Balinger (Captain Glavas), George Fenneman (Announcer Opening: uncredited) and Hal Gibney (Announcer Closing: uncredited),
June 28, 2011
Friday an Smith did it again! This one was raw, an heart breaking. The two tried to warn the parents that there son was a leader of a gang an there was going to be a gang war. Give it a see, it's a must.